Category: Intergenerational

That's a wrap on Intergenerational

That’s a wrap on IntergenerationalWritten by Bethany Broadstock My daughter is almost three years old now, and if you’ve ever spent time with an overly verbal toddler or young child you’ll know that ‘why?’ becomes a constant question.  Children around this age embody a curiosity about the world that leaves them dissatisfied with hearing about […]

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'Our heart for God's renewal': Intergenerational at Trinity Alberton UC

‘Our heart for God’s renewal’: Intergenerational at Trinity Alberton Uniting Church When Pastor Simon Story was called to leadership at Trinity Alberton Uniting Church just outside Adelaide’s CBD, it was a long way from the secular roles he and his partner Leesa had held in the years before.  With a strong call to ministry, a passion […]

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Margaret River Intergen Playgroup

Connecting generations through play“The importance of play is ageless. Play brings people together!” So begins the case made for Intergenerational Playgroups on the website of Playgroup Australia. The ABC TV Program, Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds, which first aired in 2019, powerfully demonstrated how bringing different generations together to ‘play’ is transformational for […]

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Celebrating an intergenerational Advent

Celebrating an intergenerational AdventChris Barnett (Intergenerational Ministry – Children & Families, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania) has shared these two opportunities for ministry agents looking to include creative intergenerational resources and ideas in planning for Advent. Intergenerational is one of the strategic pillars of the Assembly, encouraging us to think about how we make our […]

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Rolling out the fala on Intergenerational

Rolling out the fala on IntergenerationalThis week we close our series exploring what it means to be an Intergenerational Church. Assembly National Consultant Rev Charissa Suli shares a wrap on the recent Let’s Yarn gathering, reminding us of the importance of cultivating relationships and understanding across generations and cultures as we seek God’s leading.Written by […]

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Three takes on an Intergenerational Church

Three takes on an Intergenerational ChurchAs we explore what it means to be an Intergenerational Church, we hear from three people engaged in ministry at a Congregational, Presbytery and Synod level about what it means to be inclusive of all generations in the sharing of our faith and living out God’s mission.Mel Quilliam, Children’s Coordinator, […]

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Growing Up Uniting: a new narrative for our Church

Growing Up Uniting: a new narrative for our ChurchGrowing Up Uniting, Edited by William W. Emilsen & Elizabeth A. Watson (MediaCom, 2020) Review written by Bethany Broadstock For many years a powerful narrative about the aging profile of congregations and the absence of younger generations has been shaping the life of the Uniting Church.In some places, this has been a driving […]

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